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Storage facilities at full capacity following Brexit uncertainty

Food, pharmaceutical and consumer products companies up and down the country are struggling to find suitable storage facilities as a direct result of the ambiguity surrounding Brexit. It was reported earlier in the year that more than 75% of UK warehouses were completely full, with associated costs soaring by as much as a quarter. Since [...]

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Body storage seeks Andrews Chillers assistance

Andrews Chillers was recently contacted by a London hospital in desperate need of a chiller in order to convert an empty chamber into a temporary mortuary. The client in question was looking to accommodate a number of bodies elsewhere on site after running out of space in their normal facility. It was therefore important to [...]

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More than 50% of homeowners have suffered water damage, study reveals

With flood warnings currently in place across various parts of the country, there is growing concern for the potential impact heavy rainfall and burst river banks could have on businesses and residential properties. But it’s not just flooding that can cause water damage, with cracked pipework and plumbing complications recently revealed to have affected approximately [...]

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Cold weather makes it harder to get out of bed, study finds

A recent survey conducted by Andrews Heat for Hire has revealed that the average Briton spends an additional 24 hours in bed throughout the cold season. People’s reluctance to confront the early morning cold causes them to hit the snooze button and delays the inevitability of actually getting out of bed, according to the findings. [...]

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Sykes Pumps provides customised solution for Hinkley Point C water management requirements

Pump specialist, Sykes Pumps, is to install the latest pair of custom-modified pumps sold to EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C site in Somerset as part of the water management strategy implemented by Tier 1 contractor, Kier BAM Joint Venture. The 430-acre site, which will be the first in a new generation of UK nuclear power [...]

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Sykes Pumps helps secure continuity during water shortages

A flexible pumping solution was key to ensuring water continued to flow in Essex and Suffolk during last summer’s heatwave Last summer’s prolonged heatwave put water companies under immense pressure to maintain supplies, with increased consumption exacerbating the challenges of reduced capacity on the network. The problems were particularly acute in East Anglia, where the [...]

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Business as usual for Andrews Sykes this Christmas

Those hoping for a white Christmas this year will once again be disappointed with forecasters suggesting that December 25 will be a dreary wet day for most of the UK! The news has been coupled with the Met Office issuing a series of flood warnings across the country with the South West likely to be [...]

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Andrews Heat for Hire team up with CACT to keep vulnerable locals warm

With Christmas almost upon us and seasonal cold weather beginning to set in, now is the time where many people pause to consider the impact winter has on some of the more vulnerable members of society. That’s why Andrews Heat for Hire are proud to be working alongside the Charlton Athletic Community Trust as part [...]

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How can companies protect themselves against winter conditions?

As winter approaches, there are many reasons why you may need to consider a temporary heating hire solution. With temperatures starting to plummet across many parts of the UK, we must contemplate how this can affect your company’s staff and operations. According to UK government guidelines, it is the responsibility of your employer to maintain [...]

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Keep your ice rink functional with Andrews Chillers

The unexpectedly high temperatures this winter have had direct implications for a number of businesses across the country and prompted experts to predict that Christmas 2018 could be one of the warmest since records began. Temperatures across London have frequently flirted with the mid-teens, with the national press have this week reporting the closure of several ice rinks [...]

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